Cruisers Forum

Join CruisersForum Today

Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 17-01-2011, 10:36   #1
Registered User

Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 5
Frers Dawn 48'

Hello all,
I am new to this community. It is comforting to be amongst my kind of people!
Here is the question... I am looking at buying a Frers Dawn 48'. Any comments on what is good/bad about the design or construction?
Thank you

Harbourage is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 17-01-2011, 10:43   #2
Registered User
James S's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: May 2008
Location: Yemen & Lebanon... the sailboat is in Lebenon, the dhow is in Yemen
Boat: 1978 CT48 & 65ft Cargo Dhow
Posts: 5,816
Images: 139
Welcome to the the name supposed to be crossed out?

S/V Arctic Lady
I love my boat, I can't afford not to!
James S is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28-01-2011, 13:36   #3
Registered User
David Oliver's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Quebec and Florida
Boat: Hunter 34 1985
Posts: 1
It may be here but somewhere I found a story about a failure on the chainplate and an inspection showing a butt weld that was failing on the reciprocal chainplate.
Check it out - both the story and the chain plates!
Other than that very temping. I wonder if you are looking at the michigan boat.

Good hunting!

David Oliver is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 16-05-2011, 03:14   #4
Registered User

Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 1
Re: Frers Dawn 48'

To David Oliver,
Hello David, I'm Belgian and about to fly to Michigan. It seems you are familiar with the 'Michigan' Dawn 48, in which we are interested. Please, if you got more info about this ship, let me know, I would be very much obliged tot you.
Sincerely, Wilfried.
aquafitsailing is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Anchor Light Dusk-to-Dawn Photo Switch nhschneider Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 40 23-07-2010 11:33
Hylas 42, Frers - Any Thoughts? Galaxie Monohull Sailboats 0 28-10-2009 20:55
Check Video Out.....Beneteau Frers 456 avazquez Monohull Sailboats 6 13-09-2007 11:51
Video of our Frers Beneteau 456 at 8+ knots avazquez Monohull Sailboats 2 03-09-2007 07:33
Hi from Dawn Wheeler alias Mrs Wheels Alan Wheeler Families, Kids and Pets Afloat 13 09-04-2006 17:06

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 23:18.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.